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Daily Postcard: Orphaned Bear Cubs Bulking Up!

on September 27, 2016 - 3:35pm

Daily Postcard: The orphaned bears rescued from the Valles Caldera, Valley Girl and Cowboy, continue to recuperate and gain weight under the care of Dr. Kathleen Ramsey at the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation compound as they prepare for a release back into the wild around Thanksgiving. Courtesy/LEWF

New Mexico School For The Arts Receives 2016 Mayor’s Award For Excellence

on September 27, 2016 - 8:06am
NMSA News:
SANTA FE  New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) is proud to announce that it is a 2016 recipient of the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts.
The Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts are given annually, and the 2016 recipients will be celebrated at the Mayor’s Awards dinner Thursday, Oct. 20 in the Sweeney Ballroom of the Santa Fe Convention Center.
NMSA opened in 2010, offering mastery arts training in Music, Dance, Theater, and Visual Arts along with a rigorous academic education leading to a high school diploma.

Daily Postcard: Autumn Spirit At Granny's House

on September 26, 2016 - 8:04am

Daily Postcard: Granny's house on 46th Street is decorated for the fall season. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scenes From Saturday's Piecemakers Quilt Market

on September 25, 2016 - 8:41am
Members of the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild sell raffle tickets for the beautiful quilt made by the Guild this year. The quilt is a traditional log cabin pattern with modern colors. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Many kinds of needlecraft were available for sale at the Market. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A beautiful quilt offered for sale at Saturday's Quilt Market. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Visitors browse a display of quilted wall hangings. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Jewish themed linens. Photo by Bonnie J.

Daily Postcard: Fawn Visits 46th Street

on September 25, 2016 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: A fawn pays a Saturday afternoon visit to a home on 46th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

FSN's Lucky Ducky Carnival Is Underway Until 2 p.m.!

on September 24, 2016 - 12:48pm

Community members race rubber ducks down the track at the Lucky Ducky Carnival underway until 2 p.m. today at FSN, 3540 Orange St. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Members of the younger set gather for some fun at today's 2nd annual Lucky Ducky Carnival underway until 2 p.m. at FSN.  Photo by Carol A. Clark/

FSN News:

The Second Annual Lucky Ducky Carnival is underway until 2 p.m. today at Family Strengths Network (FSN), 3540 Orange St.

The main event is the rubber duck races. For $5 per duck, racers will urge their ducks down a rain gutter with cups of water.

Daily Postcard: Photographer Captures Morning Mist

on September 24, 2016 - 8:38am

Daily Postcard: A photographer is spotted capturing the mist this morning at Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Ben Bouman

Dances Of India Presents Beauty And The Beast

on September 24, 2016 - 7:33am
Courtesy image
The community is invited to this year's production of Beauty and the Beast presented by Dances of India, 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 at Duane Smith Auditorium in Los Alamos.
Admission is free but donations in all forms (cash, check) are much appreciated (suggested $10 per head, $5 for children 10 and under). There also will be an Indian bazaar held during intermission.
This year's proceeds go to one international and one local entity:
  • The YMCA Mumbai street children program that offers shelter and food for street children of Mumbai.

Bandelier: Opera On The Rocks, Fall Festival, Observing The Moon, And More

on September 23, 2016 - 6:59am
Singers perform Saturday evening for 'Opera On The Rocks – Zarzuelas' at Bandelier. Courtesy/NPS
Although Bandelier's 100th birthday was in February, and the National Park Service Centennial was in August, the celebrations continue with more events in the next weeks. 
This Saturday, Sept. 24, is the annual Public Lands Day, which is fee free at National Park Service areas nationwide. At Bandelier, that means that there are no entrance fees that day at the main part of the park or at the Tsankawi section. 
In addition, the evening of Sept.